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Rethinking Culls
Mon Sep 9, 2013 02:37 PM CDT

Drop that old term "cull cow" from your thinking and your vocabulary. Those open females represent real pricing opportunities these days, so maybe it's time to find a new name, something like "market cows."

In today's cattle industry a typical cow-calf operation gets 20% to 30% of its gross income from selling market cows and retired herd bulls. And their value has only grown as beef consumers on tight budgets are increasing demand for ground beef and whole muscle cuts from these type animals. That increased demand can mean opportunity, if you time ...

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